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snp vs snponly - jdd49 - 2015-03-26 14:19

Sorry if this has been asked but after searching through the forums I could not find the answer.

Can some explain the difference b/w snp and snponly. I understand the difference b/w ipxe.efi and snp, but not sure about the former.


RE: snp vs snponly - NiKiZe - 2015-04-13 23:23

As I have understood it, snp tries all SNP devices, while snponly, only tries to boot the devices it was loaded for/from, this avoids possible issues when multiple NICs are available and you only want to boot over the chained interface. On the other hand sometimes you want to load ipxe over one interface but boot some other interface. snp vs snponly gives you this coice.

If you mostly use single nic machines I would use the full ipxe.efi - since it have snp fallback support as well.